A three-phase to single-phase matrix converter based bi-directional IPT system for charging electric vehicles

Weerasinghe, D.Saranga, Madawala, Udaya K., Thrimawithana, Duleepa J., & Vilathgamuwa, D. Mahinda (2013) A three-phase to single-phase matrix converter based bi-directional IPT system for charging electric vehicles. In 2013 IEEE ECCE Asia Downunder (ECCE Asia), 3 - 6 June 2013, Crown Convention Centre, Melbourne, VIC.

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This paper presents a novel three-phase to single-phase matrix converter (TSMC) based bi-directional inductive power transfer (IPT) system for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) applications. In contrast to existing techniques, the proposed technique which employs a TSMC to drive an 8th order high frequency resonant network, requires only a single-stage power conversion process to facilitate bi-directional power transfer between electric vehicles (EVs) and a three-phase utility power supply. A mathematical model is presented to demonstrate that both magnitude and direction of power flow can be controlled by regulating either relative phase angles or magnitudes of voltages generated by converters. The viability of the proposed mathematical model is verified using simulated results of a 10 kW bi-directional IPT system and the results suggest that the proposed system is efficient, reliable and is suitable for high power applications which require contactless power transfer.

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ID Code: 74274
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Electric vehicles, Inductive power transmission, Load flow, Matrix convertors, Power supplies to apparatus
DOI: 10.1109/ECCE-Asia.2013.6579267
ISBN: 9781479904822
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 IEEE
Deposited On: 23 Jul 2014 00:10
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2014 01:21

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